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EY - LGT Vestra

LGT Vestra is one of the few global wealth management firms in private ownership. Founded in 2008, it is a UK based partnership between LGT, wholly owned by the Princely Family of Liechtenstein, and the executive partners. LGT Vestra's private ownership ensures financial stability which enables them to adopt a long-term approach to client relationships and investment decisions. Founded and run by entrepreneurs, the firm is well placed to understand the milestones, issues and investment perspective of fellow entrepreneurs.

LGT Vestra's fresh approach to wealth management, putting clients at the heart of everything they do, has enabled them to build a strong reputation for openness and transparency. This year marks LGT Vestra's 10 year anniversary. The firm has £11.6bn assets under management at the end of September 2018.

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Dataroom Providers

EY - Merrill Corporation

Merrill Corporate provides innovative SaaS solutions to help global organizsations navigate capital market transactions such as IPO’s and M&As, complete complex financial disclosure and regulatory filings, and to secure their most sensitive content.

Accelerate M&A deals via Merrill DatasiteOne – the only SaaS application for due diligence that is built for speed, simplicity, security, and supported by a Pproject Mmanagement team that is expert in their field. DatasiteOne also enables individuals to create critical document repositories and manage intellectual property and assets.

Merrill Bridge helps simplify the financial transaction and regulatory disclosure process:

  • • Securely draft, collaborate, and distribute regulatory disclosure content.
  • • Automatically generate precise EDGAR, XBRL and other corporate disclosures required by global   regulatory agencies including the SEC.
  • • File faster, easier and more accurately with their seamless, end-to-end, SaaS solution built on the Microsoft   Office platform.

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Media Partner


The Financial Times (FT) is one of the world’s leading news organisations, recognised globally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The FT provides a broad range of essential services, including news, comment, data and analysis, to a growing audience of internationally minded professionals.

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year UK supports

EY - EY Entrepreneur Of The Year UK supports

The EY Foundation raises funds to help young people find alternative routes into work and education, or even help them set up a business. Their vision is that every young person in the UK, regardless of their background or circumstances, can begin to realise their career ambitions and make a successful transition into work, higher education or self-employment.

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EY - Supporting partner

Founded in the UK by Sherry Coutu, one of EY’s global alumni, Founders4Schools is a charity focused on closing the skills gap by connecting businesses with young people to prepare them for the world of work. The organisation has supported over 322,000 Student-Employer encounters by inviting business leaders to speak in schools, to inspire young people about the world of work and their future career. Earlier this year, Founders4Schools expanded its offer by launching Workfinder, available as an app. The app enables young people to find, filter and apply to companies offering work experience placements in their local area. Businesses who sign up are given support by Founders4schools to help them ensure placements are meaningful for both the young person and the business. This work is revolutionising work experience across the UK.

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